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Child has runny nose frequently. Giving Fenistil. Safe to use long-term?

hello doctor, my 5 months 14 days old daughter is suffering from runny nose since she was one month old and it keep comming and go every 3 week or every month so i give her fenistil every time she have cold 6 drop evey 8 hrs for almost 2 days untill it disappear is it okay to use fenistil every time she suffer from runny nose and she wake up from her sleep screeming and crying because she cant breath from her nose?normal salin dosnt affect her and she wight 6.5 kg
Asked On : Fri, 30 Nov 2012
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good morning, the treatment line is fine, but before giving any medication for an infant its always better to consult with your doctor. regarding the blocked nose, you can give her nasal drops containing saline in it, but if its too severe , nasal drops containing pseudoephidrine for pediatric use can be given , but not very often, and should be well within the range of the doseage limits. so better review with your doctor.
the frequent cold and blocked may cause middle ear infection. so kindly review with your doctor for better out come.
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